What It Takes
It’s no simple task, working for CYJ—we have high expectations and a rigorous screening process for anyone who’d like to look after our campers. They must first undergo a thorough application process, an interview with executive staff, several reference checks, and criminal background checks. We’re looking for candidates who exhibit maturity, good judgment, and dependability. They should be committed to Judaism, Zionism, and the care of young people. They have to be role models who our parents would want their children to emulate, as well as the type of people who are invested in enriching our kids’ every moment.
Anyone offered a position with CYJ-Texas is expected to attend at least a week of pre-summer orientation, called Staff Week. The training is exhaustive, covering program planning, bunk management, conflict resolution, emergency medical procedures, and more. Staff Week also serves to bring our staff together, so that they’re a cohesive team by the time our campers arrive. To keep everyone on top of their game, employees are evaluated and provided feedback throughout the summer.
The Applying Process
In order to work at CYJ, you need to first fill out our online application. After filling it out, you’ll receive an email inviting you to schedule an interview. If the interview goes well, your references check out, and your background check is clear, the next step will hopefully be a job offer and a contract!
If you’re ready to come down and join us, apply today!